Update! Jerba Libraries Project | أخبار! مشروع مكتبات جربة

Photo of the manuscripts belonging to the El Trouk Mosque Library, the first collection of books digitized by EAP1216 in 2019-20. It has been quite a while since I had the opportunity to write a new post but I wanted to take a brief lull in the summertime to offer an update on the Jerba … Continue reading Update! Jerba Libraries Project | أخبار! مشروع مكتبات جربة

Article of the Month & Interview with the Mediterranean Seminar | مقال الشهر ومقابلة شفوية مع منسّقيَ “المؤتمر المتوسطي”ـ

You can listen to the episode of "Let's Talk Mediterranean" here on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ1rUS5HNsE An article of mine on Ibadi manuscripts in Naples published in Manuscript Studies in 2018 received the distinction of article of the Month (April 2021) by the Mediterranean Seminar, which is a wonderful community of scholars working on the Mediterranean. I … Continue reading Article of the Month & Interview with the Mediterranean Seminar | مقال الشهر ومقابلة شفوية مع منسّقيَ “المؤتمر المتوسطي”ـ

Ibadi Manuscripts at the Dār al-Kutub in Egypt (Part 2, the Inventory) | المخطوطات الإباضية في دار الكتب المصرية (الجزء الثاني, الجرد)

Ayman Fuʾād Sayyid, Fihrist al-makhṭūṭāt nashra bi-'l-makhṭūṭāt allatī aqtanathā al-dār min sanat 1936-1955. 3 Vol.s (Cairo, 1961-1963). This is a brief follow up to the previous post about Ibadi titles manuscripts in the Dār al-Kutub in Cairo. I just posted a document with a full list of those titles from A. Fuʾād Sayyid's (1961-1963) catalog … Continue reading Ibadi Manuscripts at the Dār al-Kutub in Egypt (Part 2, the Inventory) | المخطوطات الإباضية في دار الكتب المصرية (الجزء الثاني, الجرد)

Ibadi Manuscripts at the Dār al-Kutub in Egypt (Part 1)| المخطوطات الإباضية في دار الكتب المصرية (الجزء الأول)

A couple of years ago, I received a photocopy of some handwritten notes on Ibadi manuscripts in the Egyptian National Library, the Dār al-Kutub al-Miṣriyya (Figure 1). The notes are dated 1408/1988 in Cairo, where the copyist was sitting at the library with a copy of A. Fuʾād Sayyid's catalog of recent (between 1936-55) acquisitions … Continue reading Ibadi Manuscripts at the Dār al-Kutub in Egypt (Part 1)| المخطوطات الإباضية في دار الكتب المصرية (الجزء الأول)

The library of Ibadi historian Saʿīd b. ʿAlī b. Taʿārīt (d.1289/1872) | مكتبة المؤرّخ الإباضي سعيد بن علي بن تعاريت

Saʿīd b. ʿAlī b. Taʿārit (d.1289/1872) occupies an important place in the history and historiography of Ibadi communities in the Maghrib as the author of The Epistle on the History of Jerba (Risāla fī taʾrīkh Jarba). This work, which he completed in 1273/1856, fills in a lot of gaps in the time between the end … Continue reading The library of Ibadi historian Saʿīd b. ʿAlī b. Taʿārīt (d.1289/1872) | مكتبة المؤرّخ الإباضي سعيد بن علي بن تعاريت

Upcoming talk at NYU on Ibadis in Ottoman Cairo | محاضرة حول الإباضية في القاهرة العثمانية بجامعة نيو يورك

A quick note that I will be giving a talk the Maghribi Ibadi community of Ottoman Cairo on 4 March 2020 at New York University's Silsila Center for Material Histories. Details and a sign up to attend can be found here on their website. إعلان سريع بأنّني سألقي محاضرة حول المجتمع الإباضية في القاهرة العثمانية … Continue reading Upcoming talk at NYU on Ibadis in Ottoman Cairo | محاضرة حول الإباضية في القاهرة العثمانية بجامعة نيو يورك